Should child molestation get harsher punishment than statutory rape ?

Posted by: stephannoi

12 Total Votes

Yes absolutely

Child molestation absolutely deserve to get harsher punishment than statutory rape because it's often involve in prepubescent children in which the sex is never consensual and children are unable to give consent.While statutory rape refers to a pers... on taking advantage of a minor under age of consent,usually a minor who past the puberty age and are subsequently not prepubescent children.Child molestation is an abuse while statutory rape is not an first degree abuse but it gives much less serious harmful effect than child molestation   more
11 votes

No it should not

An honor killing or honour killing is the homicide of a member of a family or social group by other members, due to the perpetrators' belief that the victim has brought shame or dishonor upon the family or community, usually for reasons such as refu... sing to enter an arranged marriage, being in a relationship that is disapproved by their relatives, having sex outside marriage, becoming the victim of rape, dressing in ways which are deemed inappropriate, or engaging in homosexual relations   more
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stephannoi says2015-09-21T15:23:56.9595987Z
Child molestation should absolutely get harsher punishment than statutory rape because it gives much more serious harmful effect to the victim.
countdooku says2015-09-21T15:30:55.1614215Z
Yes,stephannoi.The reason why child molestation gives much more serious harmful effect than statutory rape because the victim of child molestation is a prepubescent children and they don't have ability to understand sex act or consented to sex act.Also other reason for this is that they could suffer severe from internal wounds and injuries from rape and molestation.
Forthelulz says2015-09-21T15:59:37.8355686Z
*Smartass mode* Why should either be punished?

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